The first tourists began arriving to Kazan on July 18, 2015. Average occupancy in hotels in Kazan for period from 18 July to 8 August was 95% , from 9 to 16 August - 70 %.
Guests were visiting the main attractions and tourist centers of the Republic of Tatarstan: Kazan Kremlin, the ancient city of Bolgar , Sviyazhsk island, Elabuga and Chistopol . 320 thousand people visited Kazan Kremlin, ancient city of Bolgar - 61 thousand, Sviyazhsk island - 22.6 thousand, Yelabuga - 165 thousand.
Kazan was visited by 6859 foreigners for the period from 07.20.2015 08.18.2015 according to the Russian Federal Migration Service of the Republic of Tatarstan . Most tourists came from Germany, Ukraine , Turkey, USA , China, France , Italy and other European countries. There were also tourists from Japan, Korea, Canada and Australia.